About Chef
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About Chef



Ashwani found his Indian culinary calling 20 years back and there has been no looking back ever since. Having sharpened his creative and innovative skills with stints at some of the great hotels all over India. He now leads the culinary brigade at award winning restaurants Dilli32,The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi.

  Ashwani began his career at the Indian Institute of Business Management in Patna, Bihar in 1994-1997. In 1997, he worked with Welcome Heritage,ITC groups of hotels after which, he joined The Oberoi, New Delhi in 1999. He further worked with The Carlson Group, the Park Plaza, Noida as an opening team member, in 2008. Adding to his vast culinary experience, he moved his journey to The Claridges as a Banquet Sous Chef. From here very soon he became Chef-in charge for the Award winning, The Dhaba Restaurant.

Ashwani’s expertise is apparent in the extensive culinary fare at put up his current restaurant spans the Awadhi and West frontier cuisine. Truly global cuisine experi-
  - ence unfolds with specialties from across  
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  country and Indian regional cuisine, articulately presented in true traditional Indian style.
  Often found conversing with guests in the restaurant, his passion for excellence and guest delight drives him beyond the boundaries of the kitchen and that is where you find him at his best – either introducing food concepts to guests, suggesting dining options or tailor-making items in sync with guest preferences.

Did culinary consultancy for MKN India in launching new line of Combi-Oven to be utilised for making Indian Authentic dishes –Researched, Developed, Standardised, and Demonstrated

Healthy dessert recipe: Zarda (Image Courtesy: Ashwani Kumar Singh, Chef de Cuisine from Kempinski Ambience Hotel, Delhi)
  Zarda is a renowned Hyderabadi dessert made especially during Eid and other Muslim festivals and marriages.

  It is sweet rice garnished with dry fruits, saffron and khoya. Ashwani Kumar Singh, Chef de Cuisine from Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi gives it a healthy twist.